Walk-on fullback who joined the squad in the spring of 2013... has tremendous strength from many hours spent in the weight room... adds depth to the fullback position.
2013: Played fullback for the first time since middle school... saw action in two games, playing against Coastal Carolina and in the bowl win over Wisconsin... did not record any statistics.
2011-12: Did not participate in football.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, S.C., graduating in 2011... played nose guard and linebacker for two seasons before moving to offensive tackle as a senior.
PERSONAL: Garrison Gist was born May 23, 1993... is an art studio major at South Carolina... has competed in weightlifting competitions... father, Anquan Gist, played safety at The Citadel.